Centroid Performance Racing - PRI 2016 - Engine Builder Magazine

Centroid Performance Racing – PRI 2016

John Cowher of Centroid Performance Racing demonstrates what the company's latest machining centers are capable of doing.

Gettin’ Schooled Visiting SAM Tech

We couldn’t spend a few days in the Houston, TX area without taking some time to check out the School of Automotive Machinists & Technology, aka SAM Tech. This accredited trade school founded and operated by the Massingill family, has been getting people educated in engine building and machining for nearly 40 years, and over

SAM Tech

We couldn't spend a few days in the Houston, TX area without taking some time to check out the School of Automotive Machinists & Technology, aka SAM Tech. This accredited trade school founded and operated by the Massingill family, has been getting people educated in engine building and machining for nearly 40 years, and over that time roughly 2,500 graduates have gone on to work for shops or start their own. Check out the tour of the SAM Tech facilities.

Bullet Racing Engines’ 5.000″ Bore Space Billet Big Block Chevy Engine

We love when we get a chance to catch up with Nick Bacalis of Bullet Racing Engines. As the in-house engine shop for Larry Jeffers Race Cars, Nick is always working on high-horsepower, high-dollar builds for race customers, and this big block Chevy engine that we saw at the 2023 PRI Show is no exception.

Bullet Racing Engines Big Block Chevy engine
Mild vs. Wild: Scheid Diesel and a Pair of 6.7L Cummins Engines

When it comes to building diesel engines, Scheid Diesel is a shop perennially at the top of people’s lists. As such, we made the trip to Terre Haute, IN to visit with owner Dan Scheid and to see the various aspects of the business and discuss the builds of two 6.7L Cummins engines. Check out

ACE Racing Engines’ 427 cid Billet LS Drag-and-Drive Engine

We’ve known Stefan Rossi for a number of years now, and his work at ACE Racing Engines is something to behold. He’s an engine builder who never rests on his laurels, and is always pushing himself and his engines to new levels. Case in point, he’s developed a partnership with Noonan Race Engineering to utilize

Supercharged 388 cid LS-Powered Cadillac

We recently made a trip to Houston, TX and visited the School of Automotive Machinists & Technology to get a tour of the facility and see what all they had going on. In addition to their many classes and awesome facility, they had a Cadillac in the shop, which featured a supercharged LS engine for

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